Windows type shortcuts to files and folders

Dale Amon amon at
Thu Mar 5 00:56:51 UTC 2015

On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 04:25:40PM -0500, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> This is possible with .desktop files:
> [Desktop Entry]
> Name=Foo
> Type=Link
> URL=file:///path/to/foo

I just 
	cd /home/username/Desktop
	ln -s target linkname

and the folder appears on the desktop just fine.

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